Star Wars: The Force Awakens makes Harrison Ford highest-grossing actor
Harrison Ford is now the American box office king.
Bolstered by the insane ticket sales of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the 73-year-old star has grossed more at the box office in the U.S. than any other actor. His leading number currently sits at $4.71 billion, according to Box Office Mojo.
Ford took the crown from another member of the Star Wars franchise: Samuel L. Jackson, who starred in all three prequels. Jackson was also in a handful of Marvel movies, including The Avengers. He’s at $4.63 billion.
The top five is rounded out by a formidable trio of Tom Hanks ($4.33 billion), Morgan Freeman ($4.32 billion), and Eddie Murphy ($3.81 billion). The highest-placed actress is Cameron Diaz at No. 15 with $3.03 billion.
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As of now, The Force Awakens has raked in over $770 million domestically.